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Day diagnosed with viral infection; will play Open
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Jason Day has been diagnosed with a viral infection but is expected to be ready for next week’s Open Championship, according to Golf Channel reporter Todd Lewis. Day, who withdrew from the Byron Nelson Championship and then collapsed at the U.S. Open because of vertigo, has a viral infection that is attacking an inner ear […]

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Power Rankings: 2015 John Deere Classic
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The 35th event of the wraparound season is upon us, as the PGA Tour heads to Illinois for the John Deere Classic. A field of 156 will tackle TPC Deere Run, which has been the site of plenty of final-round heroics in recent years. Be sure to join the Golf Channel Fantasy Challenge to test yourself against […]

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Lee jumps 80 spots; Tiger keeps falling in OWGR
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Danny Lee jumped 80 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking, thanks to his victory at The Greenbrier Classic. Lee went from 158th to 78th following his maiden PGA Tour win. Bernd Wiesberger, who won the Alstom Open de France on the European Tour, moved from 38th to 23rd in the latest edition. It’s a […]

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U.S. World Cup star's fiance an assistant pro
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Carli Lloyd cast herself into American sports lore Sunday night at the Women’s World Cup. Turns out, the soccer star has a golf connection, too. Lloyd is engaged to Brian Hollins, an assistant pro at Trenton Country Club in Ewing, N.J. Hollins and Lloyd are high school sweethearts who are set to get married after […]

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Monday Scramble: Open Champ. takes new shape
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Rory McIlroy lands on the DL, Tiger Woods takes a few baby steps, Kevin Kisner loses another playoff, Robert Streb becomes the world’s best 13-club player, golf’s leading bodies swing and miss, and more in this week’s injury-plagued edition of the Monday Scramble:  Good morning, Jordan Spieth. Your path to history is a little bit […]

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Spieth could become world No. 1 at the Open
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The third leg of the Grand Slam might not be the only thing on the line next week at St. Andrews: Jordan Spieth could also ascend to No. 1 in the world. Spieth, currently ranked second, needs 106 world-ranking points to jump Rory McIlroy. Spieth could become world No. 1 with a top-7 finish (or […]

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McIlroy Ruptures Ligament in Ankle While Playing Soccer
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Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf’s No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

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After McIlroy Soccer Mishap, Other Freak Athlete Injuries
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It was playing soccer and not golf that left Rory McIlroy with a ruptured ligament in his right ankle.

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Dude obliterates soccer goal with drive into crossbar
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I’m not going to pretend to know what the “Crossbar Challenge” is, but after watching the clip below, I believe former Re/Max World Long Drive champion Joe Miller when he says that he won it. Miller, who has smashed more watermelon than Gallagher in his prime, is used to hitting a golf ball through objects directly […]

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News anchor can't stand Rory: 'He's a leprechaun'
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As news trickled out Monday about Rory McIlroy rupturing a ligament in his left ankle, which cast doubt on him defending his Open Championshipt title, news outlets everywhere offered their take. They ranged from “this is a tough loss for golf” to … “he’s a leprechaun, I can’t stand him.” Wait, what? You read that […]

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Gustafson carries bag, helps lift Allen to LET win
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Sophie Gustafson blurted out her frustration to friends. Gustafson, Felicity Johnson and Beth Allen were sitting in a bar in Hainan, China, consoling each other after all three missed the cut this spring at the World Ladies Championship on the Ladies European Tour. “I’m not sure I want to do this anymore,” Gustafson told them. […]

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